Month: August 2021

Pistachio cultivation

Today we are going to talk about the planting of a highly demanded and valued dried fruit. It is about the cultivation of pistachio . One needs some unique care and you have to know very well how to sow to get profitability from this crop. It cannot be grown anywhere in the world since they need some special requirements. …

Water pear

One of the seasonal fruits that we like the most is, without a doubt , water pears. However, today in greengrocers and supermarkets many varieties have been appearing with the tagline ‘water pears’ without actually being considered as such. Do you know which one is the real one? Do you want to know more about water pears and …

Paspalum notatum

We are going to talk about a species native to the natural fields of Uruguay and that serves as a recovery species for degraded natural fields. It is the Paspalum notatum . It is also used as a very useful grass against places with a high level of drought and that requires little maintenance. It belongs to the group of …

Yellow watermelon

There is no doubt that, in greengrocers, from time to time we can find some fruits and vegetables that catch our attention because they are out of the norm. And not because they are new and we have never seen them; but because they can give a twist to those we know. That is what happens with the …

Plum (Prunus domestica)

The plum is a fruit tree that, although it is not one of the fastest-growing, is one that produces a greater number of fruits, called plums, which have an exquisite flavor. But it must also be said that it is a very decorative tree. When it blooms in spring, the white of its flowers forms a nice …

Varieties of apples

The apple is one of the most consumed fruits. Thanks to all its benefits, there are many who have it as a “predilection” when consuming a fruit. However, not many know the varieties of apples that are beyond what you can see in supermarkets or greengrocers. Therefore, today we are going to discuss with you how many there are, …

Ostrinia nubilalis

When you have crops, you know that pests are one of the most serious problems you face. If among them you dedicate yourself to cereal, especially corn, there is an enemy number one, the so-called Ostrinia nubilalis . But what is this bug that can kill your crops? Next we will talk about Ostrinia nubilalis , its characteristics, what it causes …

How and when to sow zucchini

 cultivated in home gardens is zucchini. Sowing zucchini can be complicated if you do not know the guidelines to do it correctly. These are annual herbaceous plants that belong to the Cucurbitaceae family like the potato. It is not yet well known whether its origin is from India or America. In this article, we are going to teach …

Baetica atropa

The kingdom of plants is very wide and sometimes we find that we do not know much about plants that are very common in our country. Such is the case of the Atropa baetica , known as the belladonna of Andalusia. But what is Atropa baetica ? What characteristics does it have? Where does it grow? Does it have any uses? If you are wondering …

How to care for pomegranate in a pot?

The pomegranate is a shrub that tolerates pruning very, very well, but it is also a relatively small plant , which means that it can always be grown in a pot. As if that were not enough, there is a variety, the Punica granatum »Nana» , which is even more interesting since it does not exceed two meters in …

How to make an olive bonsai

Bonsai are one of the most appreciated and attractive plants out there. Being able to have a tree inside the house, or on the terrace, has always caught our attention. If what you are looking for is to make one from scratch, then we are going to talk you about how to make an olive bonsai easily, with a …

How and when to prune jasmine

If you have a garden and you want to take good care of it, you usually have to do some pruning and maintenance. Jasmine is a very critical plant in all gardens and belongs to the group of the most popular climbing and shrub plants for decoration. It is one of the most used plants to decorate …

Planting lentils

Surely, when you were little or little, in your school you planted lentils. Usually planting lentils used to be done a few weeks before Mother’s Day, since it was the gift that was offered to them for their celebration. But it does not mean that it is something exclusive to teachers. You can plant lentils yourself and keep …

How to plant potted tomatoes

One of the most consumed foods in our diet is most likely tomatoes, so we are going to explain how to plant tomatoes in pots. It can be consumed both raw and cooked. Also, it is easy to combine in many different dishes, such as sauces, salads, baked, etc. The tomato has many beneficial properties for our health, since …

What is soil and why is it important to plants?

The soil is the environment in which the roots of plants develop, and therefore their characteristics and properties will largely depend on their health. And it is that on the planet we live there are many types of soil, some are spongy and very rich in nutrients, others are composed of pores or coarse grains that …

Mandarin Tree Care

Would you like a tangerine? They have an exquisite flavor, a little less intense than that of oranges, and are also easy to peel without using a knife. However, one bought in a supermarket does not taste the same as one that has been grown at home, even if they have had the same care. And speaking …

How do plants reproduce

For humans and science, it has been important to know how plants reproduce. And we know different types of reproduction depending on the type of plant we are studying, its origin, and its characteristics. Not all plants have a unique type of reproduction, but evolution has divided certain types of ways to expand and survive. Therefore, we are …

When to fertilize the garden

For most people, it is not a mystery that the plants have to be fertilized. What’s more, those who already have a garden or certain plants, surely have fertilizer products to care for them. However, there are still certain questions that many people ask themselves: When to fertilize the garden? How often? In this article, we will solve these …

Almond tree diseases

The almond tree is one of the trees that is most seen in Spain, especially in the Mediterranean area. When it blooms, which it usually does in February, although there are some earlier ones that already have flowers in November-December, the show is beautiful, with white flowers, some with a crimson touch, that heralds the arrival …

Medlar (Eriobotrya japonica)

The medlar is a fruit tree that, although it is native to East Asia, has managed to adapt very well to the temperate climate of Europe and even to the mild temperatures of some parts of America. In addition, it is a plant that provides shade throughout the year, as it has large leaves that remain on …